Oakwood incorporated as a city in 1908 with 67 homes. The present Oakwood City Charter was approved by the voters at an election on May 30, 1960, and amended by the voters at a November 8, 1988 election.
Oakwood is served by a council/manager form of government. The council/manager form is the system of local government that combines the strong political leadership of elected officials in the form of a council or other governing body, with the strong managerial experience of an appointed local government manager.
Area: 2.2 Square Miles
Park Lands and Natural Areas: 64.18 Acres
Population – 2010 Census: 9,202